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West Bengal: State in Eastern India
West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous state and the fourteenth-largest state by area in India. Covering an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi), it is also the eighth-most populous country subdivision of the world. Part of the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata, the third-largest metropolis, and seventh largest city by population in India. West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region and the coastal Sundarbans. The state's main ethnic group are the Bengalis, with the Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

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Mamata Banerjee's first visit to Delhi since poll win| Opposition Unity| Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee's first visit to Delhi since poll win| Opposition Unity| Oneindia News

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is heading to Delhi today for her first visit since victory in the April-May Assembly election, and one of her stated objectives is to kick-start an attempt to..

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Police visits The Wire office, DCP says for 'routine checking' | Oneindia News [Video]

Police visits The Wire office, DCP says for 'routine checking' | Oneindia News

A Delhi Police officer visited the office of news website, The Wire, in Gole Market area, today apparently for routine checking; The Karnataka HC quashed a notice issued to Twitter India MD Manish..

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Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi next week, attacks Centre on Pegasus | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi next week, attacks Centre on Pegasus | Oneindia News

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she visits Delhi next week, she said the PM has given her time; Opposition TMC MPs on Thursday tore papers and flung..

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Mamata tapes her phone to prevent snooping amid Pegasus scandal: Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata tapes her phone to prevent snooping amid Pegasus scandal: Watch | Oneindia News

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee held up her phone at a public address and showed that she had sealed the camera at the back to prevent snooping. Mamata took this dramatic action amid news of the Pegasus..

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West Bengal: TMC men allegedly rape, a 60-year-old woman after election results | Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal: TMC men allegedly rape, a 60-year-old woman after election results | Oneindia News

On the night of May 4, TMC members allegedly attacked and sexually assaulted a woman in West Bengal. The incident took place two days after the West Bengal Assembly election results. #WestBengal..

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Mamata Banerjee plans trip to meet Sonia Gandhi in the National Capital| Oneindia News [Video]

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₹ 23,123 cr Covid fund announced BY Centre after first meet of revised cabinet | Oneindia News [Video]

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West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari says TMC ‘goons’ attacked BJP MLA Dibakar Gharami | Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari says TMC ‘goons’ attacked BJP MLA Dibakar Gharami | Oneindia News

Yesterday, BJP in West Bengal claimed that its party MLA Dibakar Gharami was attacked by supporters of the ruling TMC in Bankura district. Police have claimed that no such incident was reported to..

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Trinamool Councillor gives vaccine dose, BJP attacks| Caught on Camera| West Bengal | Oneindia News [Video]

Trinamool Councillor gives vaccine dose, BJP attacks| Caught on Camera| West Bengal | Oneindia News

In fresh trouble for Mamata Banerjee-led Bengal government, the BJP has cornered TMC on to a video that shows a Trinamool councillor at a vaccine camp in Asansol, giving a vaccine dose without any..

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PM Modi may rejig his council of ministers| PM Modi cabinet rejig| Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi may rejig his council of ministers| PM Modi cabinet rejig| Oneindia News

In a major development, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced that pregnant women are eligible for Covid-19 vaccination.Sources in the government say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi..

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Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar forced to stop speech after BJP protests in assembly |Oneindia News [Video]

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar forced to stop speech after BJP protests in assembly |Oneindia News

Chaos erupted in the Bengal Assembly on Friday afternoon as governor Jagdeep Dhankhar began his speech. Opposition BJP MLAs held up placards and shouted protests. Dhankhar was forced to stop less than..

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National Doctors' Day: Tribute to health workers of India | History & Significance | Oneindia News [Video]

National Doctors' Day: Tribute to health workers of India | History & Significance | Oneindia News

National Doctor's Day is celebrated every year on July 1. It was first observed by the Indian Medical Association in India in 1991, to mark the birth and the death anniversary of renowned physician and..

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Jagdeep Dhankar must resign, says Vineet Narain | Jain Hawala scam | Mamata Banerjee | Oneindia News [Video]

Jagdeep Dhankar must resign, says Vineet Narain | Jain Hawala scam | Mamata Banerjee | Oneindia News

Noted journalist and anti-corruption activist, Vineet Narain said that the Bengal Governor should resign on moral grounds; India has the highest fuel rates among its neighbouring nations and the prices..

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee calls Governor Dhankar 'corrupt'|Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee calls Governor Dhankar 'corrupt'|Oneindia News

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday launched a stream of attacks on Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and called him a "corrupt" man whose name was in the chargesheet of Jain Hawala case...

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Controversy over Justice Chanda: What did Nandigram case judge say on 'BJP link'? | Oneindia News [Video]

Controversy over Justice Chanda: What did Nandigram case judge say on 'BJP link'? | Oneindia News

West bengal CM Mamata Banerjee who has challenged her defeat from the Nandigram constituency wants her case reassigned to a different bench. The TMC supremo believes Justice Kaushik Chanda, before whom..

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Bengal post poll violence | Calcutta HC: State action does not inspire confidence | Oneindia News [Video]

Bengal post poll violence | Calcutta HC: State action does not inspire confidence | Oneindia News

A day after the West Bengal govt approached the Calcutta HC to withdraw its 5 judge bench order directing NHRC to constitute a committee to examine complaints filed by people affected by the post-poll..

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Mamata Banerjee challenges her defeat from Nandigram in court | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee challenges her defeat from Nandigram in court | Oneindia News

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has moved the Calcutta High Court challenging her defeat in the Nandigram seat. She lost by a narrow margin of 1,956 votes to her protege, who switched camp..

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Mithun Chakraborty questioned by Kolkata Police over poll speech| West Bengal| BJP| Oneindia News [Video]

Mithun Chakraborty questioned by Kolkata Police over poll speech| West Bengal| BJP| Oneindia News

Actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty was on Wednesday questioned by the Kolkata Police over a controversial speech while campaigning during West Bengal assembly polls. The questioning was held..

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Mukul Roy's BJP honeymoon ends, did Suvendhu Adhikari prompt exit? | Oneindia News [Video]

Mukul Roy's BJP honeymoon ends, did Suvendhu Adhikari prompt exit? | Oneindia News

BJP National Vice President Mukul Roy ditched the BJP to go back to the Trinamool fold, ending weeks of speculation. Roy & his son Subhrangshu Roy met West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today at TMC bhawan..

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Southwest monsoon: Mumbai on red alert; Low-pressure to form over Bay of Bengal | Oneindia News [Video]

Southwest monsoon: Mumbai on red alert; Low-pressure to form over Bay of Bengal | Oneindia News

Indian Meteorological Department announced that the southwest monsoon has arrived in Mumbai and its neighbouring areas today; A low-pressure area is likely to form over the North Bay of Bengal around..

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TMC turncoats issue public apology, want to return to TMC fold: Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

TMC turncoats issue public apology, want to return to TMC fold: Watch | Oneindia News

In a video being shared widely, it is being reported that TMC turncoats in Birbhum who joined the BJP ahead of the Assmebly election in Bengal are now issuing a public apology to be taken back to the..

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West Bengal: Tiger travels 100 km to reach Bangladesh Sunderbans | Know all | Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal: Tiger travels 100 km to reach Bangladesh Sunderbans | Know all | Oneindia News

A tiger has reportedly travelled around 100km to reach Sundarbans in Bangladesh over a period of four months. The male tiger was radio-collared in December 2020 to enable foresters to track his..

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Lightning strikes killat least 20 in Bengal, PM announces compensation | Oneindia News [Video]

Lightning strikes killat least 20 in Bengal, PM announces compensation | Oneindia News

At least 20 persons were killed in lightning strikes across three districts of south Bengal on Monday. The state disaster management said nine people died each in Murshidabad and Hooghly districts and..

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